Aguilar, Melissa

Melissa Aguilar is an associate director in KPMG's Board Leadership Center. Her research focuses on corporate governance and audit committees. Aguilar previously served as a researcher at The Conference Board's Governance Center.

Prior to joining The Conference Board, she reported on compliance and corporate governance issues as a contributor to Compliance Week and Bloomberg Brief Financial Regulation. Aguilar previously held a number of editorial positions at SourceMedia Inc.

Posts by Aguilar, Melissa

  • The Conference Board Unveils Proxy Voting Analytics (01.08.13 )

    By Melissa Aguilar,  Researcher, Corporate Leadership, The Conference Board With another proxy season underway, many of the major themes for 2012—the effects of say on pay on shareholder engagement, the introduction of proxy access proposals, and the resurgence of board declassification resolutions—will remain center stage during 2013.

  • New Index Looks at S&P 100 Corporate Political Spending Policies and Practices (11.02.11 )

    With the 2012 presidential and congressional elections hurtling toward us and another proxy season just around the corner, the topic of corporate political spending is looming large, as U.S. companies weigh decisions on whether, how, and to what extent to spend corporate funds to contribute to political campaigns and advocacy organizations. The topic of corporate […]